Resources

The internet is a wealth of information – so much so that sometimes locating quality websites can be challenging. That’s why our staff has taken the time to find a few links to share with you that we think you’ll find helpful:

Pet Health Network

Answers from veterinarians about your pet’s health, behavior, and care

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Healthy Pet by American Animal Hospital Association

A wealth of resources from the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), including pet care resources, information on animal adoption, relocation and travel tips, and a section dedicated to children, which contains a variety of fun animal-related games and activities.

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Veterinary Information Network, Veterinary Partner

VeterinaryPartner.com supports veterinarians and pet owners in the care of companion animals by providing reliable, up-to-date animal health information from the veterinarians and experts of the Veterinary Information Network (VIN), the world’s first and largest online veterinary database and community.

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Fabcats

FAB is a charity dedicated to promoting the health and welfare of cats through improved feline knowledge, to help us all care better for out cats.

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Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine – Indoor Pet Initiative

Our goal is to enhance the health and welfare of companion animals world-wide so that all pets and their caregivers can experience optimal well-being.Optimal well-being permits individuals to thrive in their environments. By giving caregivers the information and tools needed to recognize thriving in their pets, and to create an environment that permits them to thrive across the lifespan, we aim to sustain the highest quality relationship between pets and their owners possible. The Indoor Pet Initiative (IPI) provides a foundation for pet owners and veterinarians to create plans tailored to promote thriving that are based on the soundest, most up-to-date science available.

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Worms and Germs Blog – University of Guelph

An excellent discussion forum on infectious diseases and how they affect both humans and animals.

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My Cat Has Diabetes

With the increasing prevalence of diabetes in cats, more owners are discovering that their feline pets are afflicted with this very manageable health condition.

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Animal Poison Control Center

Excellent online resource for resource for any animal poison-related emergency, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. The ASPCA®’s Animal Poison Control Center provides a helpful quick reference list of common plants that are known to be poisonous to pets. It also provides further information regarding symptoms and the degree of toxicity.

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Veterinary Emergency Clinic

The Veterinary Emergency Clinic of York Region provides medical care to pets in the evenings, on weekends and on statutory holidays. They provide only emergency (after-hours) medical care, and do not perform routine procedures, such as vaccinations, spaying or neutering. The Veterinary Emergency Clinic of York Region does not use an appointment system, but a TRIAGE system, similar to that used in human medical emergency rooms.

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InfoPet

At InfoPet, we have dedicated ourselves to helping pet owners find their lost pets by using the high powered capabilities of the Internet. InfoPet not only assists with finding lost cats and dogs, we’ll post information concerning any lost or found animal including pet birds, ferrets, pet reptiles and more

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Pet Dental

A healthy mouth is an important part of an overall healthy body and a long, happy life. Help your pet live a long, healthy life through the power of daily brushing, regular checkups and the right nutrition.

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Helpguide

Help yourself to greater health and happiness. Providing valuable information on dealing with pet loss as well as other topics.

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The Pet Loss Support Page

Coping with Sorrow on the Loss of Your Pet

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Veterinarians Without Borders

Veterinarians without Borders is working to foster the health of animals, people and the environments that sustain us—improving goat production and empowering AIDS/HIV affected families in Uganda, managing free-roaming dogs in Chile and Guatemala and enhancing community awareness of animal health care in Laos. Our work promotes long term sustainability and community independence and works toward a global solution to better health and livelihoods for the world’s poorest people.

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American Heartworm Society

This site contains detailed information about heartworm disease, its prevention and treatment.

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Ontario Wildlife Rescue

The primary goal of the Ontario Wildlife Rescue is to connect people who have found injured or orphaned wild animals with those who can look after them and get them back into the wild. The secondary goal is to help raise money for wildlife centres across Ontario.

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Ontario Veterinary Medical Association – The Veterinary Profession – A Career Guide

A career guide for anyone interested in pursuing a career in Veterinary Medicine.

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The Farley Foundation

The Farley Foundation is a registered charity that assists people in need by subsidizing the cost of veterinary care for the pets that mean the world to them. The Foundation currently serves only Ontario residents.

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Ontario Veterinary Medical Association

The Ontario Veterinary Medical Association is the professional association representing veterinarians across Ontario. The OVMA is committed to advancing and promoting excellence in veterinary medicine, the betterment of animal health, and contributing to the protection of human health. Visit OVMA.org “For Pet Owners” section.

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PetInsurance.ca

Compare Pet Insurance Quotes!

PetInsurance.ca compares quotes from many of the leading pet insurance programs across Canada in real-time, and presents you with the best available options for choosing the right insurance protection for your dog or cat!

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